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Wed, Dec 11, 2019


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  From Appennini to Appalachi: Oral Histories of Italian Americans in the Appalachian Coalfields  
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A Research Presentation by Enrico Grammaroli, Visiting Scholar in Residence and Ph.D. Candidate from Tor Vergata, University of Rome

This talk will examine an understudied aspect of the great migration - the movement of 200,000 Italians to the Appalachian coalfields between the end of the 19th century and WWII. The talk will consider their impact and oral histories.

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.


Location: 132 Lane Hall
Price: free
Sponsor: Dept. of Religion & Culture, Appalachian Studies Program
Contact: Prof. Anita Puckett
E-Mail: apuckett@vt.edu
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